The military exercise of Indian Army “Gandiv Vijay 2018” concluded in Rajasthan
The two-month long military exercise of India Army “Gandiv Vijay” was concluded in Mahajan field firing ranges near Suratgarh in Rajasthan on May 23, 2018. The Chetak corps of South Western Command of Indian Army carried out the exercise with an aim to train commanders and soldiers in their offensive tasks. Thousands of troops from the Corps took part in the exercise along with a huge array of weapons and equipment. The exercise was based on the central role of carrying out offensive operations through a joint air-land battle in a network-centric environment employing modern intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance concepts and equipment. It was an integrated exercise involving multi-mode mobilisation from dispersed locations to the time and place of decision in a terrain orchestrated on the lines of operational responsibility of the formation. During the exercise, synergy between mechanised forces, infantry, artillery, engineers, elements of Special Forces (SF) and Air Force was practised and fine tuned.